Payasam – Kheer
Tasty Payasams, Kheers and Puddings from all across India.
Chana Dal Payasam or Kadale Bele Payasa is a South Indian delicacy common during pujas, festivals and family functions. It is popularly known as Senaga Pappu Payasam in Telugu or Kadalai Paruppu Payasam in Tamil [...]
Semiya Payasam/Vermicelli Kheer is perhaps the most well-known and widely served Payasam in South India. A bowl of Vermicelli Kheer/Semiya Payasam served brightens up the entire meal [...]
Wheat Payasam is a favorite of many due to its unique taste. The Wheat and Jaggery combination makes this a healthy recipe. Broken Wheat Payasam is a popular dish served in marriages and other happy occasions including festivals. Broken Wheat Payasam Ingredients: Broken Wheat / Couscous – 1 cup Jaggery – 3/4 cup Coconut Milk [...]
Carrot Payasam or Kheer is an easy to prepare but uncommon dessert/pudding which provides health, nutrition while tasting great. Sure to make your guests or family happy. Carrot Payasam Ingredients: Chopped Carrot – 4 cups Sugar – 3-4 Tbsp Milk – 1 and 1/2 cup Cardamom Powder – 1/2 tsp Cashew Nuts – 7-8 Raisins (Kishmish) [...]
We can prepare the Payasam/Rasayana with Jaggery or Sugar depending on your preference. Sugar based Rasayana/Payasam takes less time and effort. Have provided the preparation methods for both types. Honeydew Melon Payasam/Rasayana, specially the Jaggery based one, can be had with Dosa. Some may like to have it with Chapati as well.
Hayagriva Ingredients: Bengal Gram Dal or Kadale Bele – 1 cup Jaggery – 1 cup Desiccated Coconut or Kobbari or Copra grated – 1/4 cup Dry dates pieces – 2 tsp Poppy seeds or Gasgase – 2 tsp Cashew nuts – 7-8 Raisins (Kishmish) – 10 Cardamom Powder – 1/2 tsp Ghee / Clarified Butter [...]
Red Pumpkin Payasam Ingredients: Red Pumpkin – 1 small sized Sugar – 1 and 1/2 cup Milk – 1/2 ltr Cashew – 5-6 Cardamom – 1 Kesar strands – 4-5 (optional) How To Make: Peel the Pumpkin; cut it into small pieces. Cook it with 1/4 cup of water in pressure cooker or you can [...]
Moong Dal Payasam Ingredients: Moong Dal / Mung Bean – 1 cup Jaggery – 3/4 cup Salt – 1 pinch Coconut grated – 1/2 cup Poppy Seeds or Khus-Khus (GasGase) – 1 tsp Cardamom – 2 Cashew Nuts – 7-8 Raisins (Kishmish) – 10-15 Ghee / Clarified Butter – 1 tsp How To Make: Soak [...]
Rice Kheer is a delicious Indian Rice Pudding, often prepared during special occasions using small grain Rice like Jeera (or long grain Rice like Basmati), Sugar, Kesar and Milk.
Ingredients Maida (Refined wheat flour) / All Purpose Flour Jaggery Coconut Milk Cardamom powder Salt Method Add maida flour, pinch of salt to water and make it a dough. The dough should become as thick as that for dosa. Have water in a kadai vessel and add jaggery and heat the same. When water starts [...]